This is a thought-provoking review by Maria Popova of the book "Let Your Life Speak" by Parker J. Palmer. I couldn't help but think of a recent set of distinctions that I'm working with; that is, authentic values vs. avowed values and lived values vs. not-lived values. It's probably unsurprising that lived avowed values and not-lived authentic values are sources of unhappiness, psychological suffering, and neuroses. Popova is excellent at ferreting out Palmer's insights on how to move away from living avowed values, not living authentic values, and move towards living authentic values (i.e., finding one's purpose).
Values keeping showing up as a common theme in our work. Watch for some exciting new Empowered Wealth concepts and tools pertaining to values and virtues in 2015.
How to Let Your Life Speak, Discern Your Purpose, and Define Your Own Success
What it takes to learn to listen to the timid wild animal that is the soul. “Someone has a great fire in his soul and nobody ever comes t